Environmental Social and Climate Risk Manager at First National Bank of Namibia

Posted by | July 5, 2023 | Management Jobs


To ensure that any potential financial, legal, reputational and credit impacts, because of environmental, social and climate risks, are effectively identified, assessed, mitigated and to maximize the risk portfolio by ensuring that possible business opportunities are identified



  • FNB Build working relationships across teams and functional lines to enable work delivery, collaboration, and innovation
  • Improve business decisions by providing accurate and reliable business intelligence (information) together with analyzing trends and data
  • Implement, monitor, and control business processes according to quality standards; policy; and compliance and governance requirements in area of accountability
  • Develop the ESG risk framework, including risk appetite setting and scenario analysis
  • Provide concise and accurate summaries of climate risk and stakeholder risk to appropriately engage with and support risk managers and other internal business partners
  • Track and maintain records of escalations, assessments, and outcomes
  • Provide annual reporting on climate risk to fulfil the banks’ various reporting requirements
  • Provide project management for major projects relating to climate risk, and training of internal business partners.
  • Serve as a climate subject matter expert and resource to partners across the bank
  • Engage and develop strong working relationships with internal business partners and external stakeholders who have an interest in climate and stakeholder risk
  • Ensure climate risk data management meets requirements of internal audit
  • Support Senior Managers and Executives in providing responses to letters and correspondence from climate stakeholders
  • Support climate communications team by providing environmental data, facts, and analysis for internal and external communications
  • Keep up to date on climate trends, news, and pathways to climate leadership within the financial services industry
  • Provide climate subject matter expertise, ad-hoc research, and analysis, and lead new climate projects as required
  • Advise, research, and guide the development and implementation of enterprise-wide climate strategy and programmes

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Minimum Requirement : Relevant Post-Graduate qualification in a specialist Risk Management discipline, Natural Sciences, Environmental Management or Environmental Science
  • Experience : Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar environment, of which 1 to 2 years ideally at a junior specialist level

Closing Date: 11 July 2023

The company ONLY accept applications vis their career portal. Interested candidates can apply via the link below:


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